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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 10:43 AM EDT

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Get Probation in Pot Presents Case

Parents of Vt. Prosecutor Get Probation in Pot Presents Case

The elderly parents of a Vermont prosecutor who said the marijuana they were hauling through Nebraska was intended for Christmas gifts have been given probation and conditional jail time. York County District...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 06:43 PM EDT

Public Urged to Contribute to Vt. Foliage Reports

Public Urged to Contribute to Vt. Foliage Reports

Many people in northern New England have been buzzing that it seems the region’s famous fall foliage is late to arrive this year. There are colors out there, though, and the tourism-dependent state of...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 09:19 AM EDT

Vt. Mental Health Worker Admits to Sexually Assaulting Girl

Vt. Mental Health Worker Admits to Sexually Assaulting Girl

A Vermont mental health worker has admitted to sexually assaulting a girl.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

Thieves Target Vermont Hemp Field, Mistaking Plant for Pot

Thieves Target Vermont Hemp Field, Mistaking Plant for Pot

A farm in Colchester, Vermont, has reported a series of roughly six thefts to police, who say it appears criminals are targeting an industrial hemp crop—mistakenly believing it is marijuana.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 06:35 AM EDT

Vermont Reminds Hunters of Rules on Deer, Elk Importation

Vermont Reminds Hunters of Rules on Deer, Elk Importation

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters of the state's restrictions on the importation of deer and elk from states and Canadian provinces that have had chronic wasting disease.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

Vermont Natural Resources Secretary Hosts Community Meeting

Vermont Natural Resources Secretary Hosts Community Meeting

The secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to discuss the effects of drought in Vermont and other natural resource issues as part of her ongoing community series.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 at 12:44 PM EDT

High School Journalists Stand Up to Censorship and Win

High School Journalists Stand Up to Censorship and Win

Four Vermont high school journalists have gotten a lesson of a lifetime when they stood up to censorship in their school newspaper and won based on a new law.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 at 12:43 PM EDT

UVM Students Hold Climate Action Rally

UVM Students Hold Climate Action Rally

University of Vermont students are holding a rally for climate action.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 04:52 PM EDT

New Englanders Remember 1938 Hurricane

New Englanders Remember 1938 Hurricane

New Englanders are remembering the killer storm known as the Great Hurricane of 1938, 80 years to the date after its devastation.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:13 PM EDT

Fire Departments Get Help Ditching Toxic Foam

Fire Departments Get Help Ditching Toxic Foam

The state of Vermont is asking fire departments to take a close look at their storage rooms, encouraging them to get rid of a certain firefighting product. It's a spray-foam mix, known as AFFF, that was widely...

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